MATTHEW JACKSON v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Apr 5, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Matthew Jackson, Tiptonville, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Benjamin A. Ball, Assistant Attorney General; John W. Carney, District Attorney General; and Jason White, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): BIVINS

Matthew Jackson (“the Petitioner”), acting pro se, filed for post-conviction DNA analysis after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated rape, one count of aggravated kidnapping, one count of aggravated robbery, and one count of theft of property over $500. After a hearing, the post-conviction court denied the petition. The Petitioner now appeals. Upon our thorough review of the record and the applicable law, we affirm the judgment of the postconviction court.

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